History of Pixar

  • Logo

    Pixar creates it's paramount logo.
  • John Lasseter

    John Lasseter
    John Lasseter recieved a Special Achievement Oscar for his leadership in the making of the first featured film, Toy Story.
  • Graphics Group

    Graphics Group
    was founded by; Ed Catmull,Alvy Ray Smith,and head founder Steve Jobs (founder of Apple Inc) Source
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    Pixar Timeline

  • First Short Film

    First Short Film
    The Adventures of André & Wally B was the first short film made by them. John Lasseter helped to create it. Source
  • John Lasseter

    1984, John Lasseter leaves leaves Disney for Lucasfilm(Pixar) Source: http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/pixar-animation-studios-history/
  • Known as Pixar

    Known as Pixar
    A few years after being named Graphics Group, Steve Job buys the company, renamed it Pixar and hired about 44 people. Source: http://www.pixar.com/about/Our-Story
  • Tin Toy

    Tin Toy
    The short film, Tin Toy, created and written by John Lasseter was nominated the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film, which was Pixar's first oscar. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tin_Toy
  • Disney and Pixar

    Disney and Pixar
    Disney and PIxar decide to team up and make three feature length films together.
  • Toy Story

    Toy Story
    Toy Story first came out. Directed by John Lasseter and also produced by Ralph Guggenheim and Bonnie Arnold. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toy_Story
  • Geri's Game

    Geri's Game
    At this time period, Pixar has made about five movies in the past ten years. Geri's Game was one of them. This five minute film was also nominated for being the Best Animated Short Film in 1998.
  • Toy Story 2

    Toy Story 2
    Toy Story 2, a sequel to Toy Story, is released. This one, was also very successful. It was directed by John Lasseter,Ash Brannon and Lee Unkrich. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toy_Story_2
  • Monster Inc.

    Monster Inc.
    Monsters Inc made over 100 million box office.
    At this time, there is over 400 employees working for Pixar.
  • Finding Nemo

    Finding Nemo
    2003, Finding Nemo is released.
  • Toy Story 3

    Toy Story 3
    After the first two Toy Story's, Toy Story 3 was released. This movie was written by founder John Lasseter. It also won five academy awards! Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toy_Story_3
  • 25 years of animation

    25 years of animation
    Pixar celebrates their 25 years of animation by releasing Cars 2. They also celebrated their 20th anniversary with the first Cars. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pixar#Feature_films_and_shorts
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